Browsing the "Finance" Tag

Budweiser Owner Invests in Blockchain Startup Working to Alleviate Poverty

| Benedict Alibasa

Budweiser's parent company, Anheuser-Busch InBev, is doubling down on its interest in using blockchain tech to assist unbanked workers.

The False Promise Blockchains Will Revolutionize Real-World Assets

| Farzam Ehsani

The promises made for blockchain are a pipe dream that is unsubstantiated and misleading, says Farzam Ehsani.

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The End of the First Crypto Decade

| Massimo Morini

Investments veteran Massimo Morini believes the end of 2018 is not the end of a year, but a decade, that changed the world of finance.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange: Existing Laws Should Apply to Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

A Hong Kong Stock Exchange research report proposes that blockchain-based financial activities should be governed under existing regulations.

Gemalto Taps R3 Tech for Blockchain Identity Pilot

| Daniel Palmer

Digital security firm Gemalto is teaming up blockchain startup R3 to pilot a new platform aimed to bring digital identities closer to the mainstream.

World Bank’s Blockchain Bond Experiment Raises $81 Million

| Nikhilesh De

The World Bank's blockchain bond raised $110 million AUD, and is based on a private ethereum network.

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The World Bank Is About to Settle a Blockchain Bond Worth $73 Million

| Wolfie Zhao

The World Bank is expected to settle its first blockchain-based bond worth $73 Million at the end of this month.

Blockchain Firm to Raise $24 Billion for Electric Bus Upgrades in China

| Muyao Shen

A blockchain and AI technology firm has scored a major deal to help provide the financing as China upgrades its buses to run on electricity.

The CFA Exam Is Getting a Crypto Section Next Year

| Christine Kim

The Chartered Financial Analyst Program Exams are about to add topics on cryptocurrencies as examinable material for candidates in August 2019.

Japan’s Finance Minister Balks at Changing Crypto Tax Rules

| Muyao Shen

Japan's top financial official is cautious about the idea of his nation changing how it taxes gains from cryptocurrencies.